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Sourcing Category Manager Job at Ericsson Nigeria
« on: Jan 30, 2014, 09:31 AM »
Job Title: Sourcing Category Manager Job stage 6

Req ID: 5541

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Employer: Ericsson Nigeria

Job Summary: The Sourcing Category Manager shall develop cost effective Ericsson wide category strategies that are based on cross-functional requirements and business needs in both Regions and Business Units. The Category Manager is accountable for supplier business intelligence, benchmarking practice and category market knowledge, establishing a cost effective and competitive market place that optimizes Ericsson’s supplier business. The role is also responsible for the Preferred Supplier List and internal compliance to it. Through requirement alignment and opportunities from Sourcing and stakeholders, sustainable solutions fulfilling stakeholder requirements, policies, laws and regulations shall be secured.

Responsibilities & Tasks:

•   Define and implement cross-functional strategies

•   Define and secure implementation of a preferred supplier list

•   Define and implement applicable category targets

•   Create cost effective and sustainable category business solutions

•   Optimize category team performance

•   Develop the category business model and define best practices

Core Competences:

•   Leading and supervising

•   Working with people

•   Relating and networking

•   Persuading and influencing

•   Analyzing

•   Adapting and responding to change

Behavioural Competences:

•   Commercial Acumen & Skills

•   Communication Skills

•   Ericsson portfolio knowledge

•   Facilitate diversity and awareness

•   Financial acumen and skills

•   Fundamental Leadership Competence

•   Knowledge sharing and collaborative skills

•   Leadership through cross functional networks

•   Market insight

•   Presentation skills

•   Team working skills

Minimum Qualification & Experience Requirements:

•   At least 5 years of relevant experience

•   A first academic degree or equivalent qualification

Preferred Qualification & Experience Requirements:

•   Business understanding

•   Change and Improvement Management Skills

•   Local laws and Regulation knowledge

•   Negotiation and argumentation skills

•   Sourcing practice, process and strategy knowledge

Primary country and city: Nigeria (NG) || Other/Not Applicable || Lagos || Consulting&SysInt IT; ProdMgt; R&D SalesStratMkt&ComMgt ServEng; SharedServ; Stud&YP Supply&Log

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